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Mighty Land Artist Michael Heizer Reveals a Softer Side: Heizer prints on exhibit at MCQ Fine Art, Las Vegas

Dawn-Michelle Baude | Posted 07.21.2016 | Arts
Dawn-Michelle Baude

Stop sneering at Nevada: we've got Michael Heizer. For almost five decades, the internationally renowned Land Artist has etched, dug, plowed and excavated the state.

CultureZohn: Troublemakers

Patricia Zohn | Posted 02.05.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

A new film highlights the work of Land Artists, rebels who, in looking for a larger canvas, rejected the frame, the plinth, even the wall, and sought to create experiences for themselves and for the viewer that would give the word "art" an entirely new dimension. The director, James Crump, says, "It is important to me that a new generation of much younger artists rediscover these troublemakers in order to fully realize that making art is not simply for the market."

This Unassuming Golden Circle Is Actually A Wondrous Hidden Art Installation

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 03.18.2015 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Ella Morton Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world’s hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook a...

Beloved Sculptor Dies At 77 | David Ng | Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts

Walter De Maria, the artist and sometime musician whose monumental sculptures and installations combined the simplicity of minimalism with a love of s...

Good Art, Like Precious Stones, Needs a Great Setting

Edward Goldman | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Borrowing from the famous line by Gertrude Stein, "Rose is a rose is a rose..." let me say that wherever and whenever we see it, "good art is good art is good art."

Creative Juices Peaking After Decades of Work Share

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Who among the older living artists can you think of as bravely defying their age and continuing to deliver surprises well into their 70's and 80's? I cannot think of a better example than John Baldessari.

BLOG WATCH: Fine Arts LA | Joshua Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Along with many other lucky visitors last week, I got a chance to see the inside of the brand new, as yet un-opened Resnick Pavilion, the latest addit...